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NFPA 72 - 2013

NFPA 1221 - 2016

NFPA 1221 - 2019

In-Building Solution Required

NFPA 1 Section 11.10

NFPA 1 Section 11.10

NFPA 1 Section 11.10

Pathway Survivability for Coaxial Cable Required

2 Hour for Riser Coaxial Cable – Sec. 24.3.6.8

2-Hour for Riser Coaxial Cable - Sec. 9.6.2.1.3

Backbone Cable Routed Through Enclosure Matching Bldgs. Fire Rating Sec. 9.6.2.3

Plenum Rated Coaxial Cable Required

Yes, Riser & Feeder Coaxial Cable Sec. 24.3.6.8

Yes, Riser & Feeder Coaxial Cable – Sec. 9.6.2.1.1.1

Yes, Backbone & Antenna Distribution Cables Sec. 9.6.2.1

Lightning Protection Required

Not addressed in Section 24.5.2

Yes, In accordance with NFPA 780 – Sec. 9.6.3

Yes, Section 9.6.3 Installed per NFPA 780

Isolation of Donor Antenna Required

Yes, 15 db – Sec. 24.5.2.3.3

Yes, 20 db – Sec. 9.6.9

Yes, 20 dB Above System Gain Sec. 9.6.9

Battery Backup Required

12 Hours – Sec. 24.5.2.5.5.2

12 Hours – Sec. 9.6.12.2

12 Hours Battery or Generator Section 9.6.12.2

Signal Strength & Area Coverage Required

-95 dBm – Sec. 24.5.2.3

90% General – Sec. 24.5.2.2.2

99% Critical – Sec. 24.5.2.2.1

DAQ 3.0 - Sec. 9.6.8

90% General - Sec. 9.6.7.5

99% Critical - Sec. 9.6.7.4

DAQ 3.0 - Sec. 9.6.8

90% General - Sec. 9.6.7.4

99% Critical - Sec. 9.6.7.3

Monitoring By Fire Alarm Required

Yes – Sec. 24.5.2.6

Yes – Sec. 9.6.13

Yes – Sec. 9.6.13 & Chapter 10 of NFPA 72

Cabinets for Equipment & Battery Backup Required

Yes, NEMA 4/NEMA 4X –

Sec. 24.5.2.5.2

Yes, NEMA 4/NEMA 4X – Sec. 9.6.11.2

Yes, NEMA 4/4X & NEMA 3R for Batteries Sec. 9.6.11.2

Monitor Antenna Malfunction Required

Yes, Donor Antenna – Sec. 24.5.2.6(2)(a)

Yes, Donor Antenna – Sec. 9.6.13.1(2)(a)

Yes, Donor Antenna – Sec. 9.6.13.2.1(5)

System Acceptance/Testing

Section 24.5.2.1.2 &14.4.10

Section 9.6.4, 11.3.9 & 11.3.9.1

Section 9.6.4, 11.3.9 & 11.3.9.1

Listing of Equipment

Not Specifically Addressed

Not Specifically Addressed

Specific Listing Requirement TBD by the AHJ

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In-Building Solution Required

Sec. 510.1

Sec. 510.1

Sec. 510.1

Pathway Survivability for Coaxial Cable Required

Not Specifically Addressed in Section 510. Referenced in 2013 NFPA 72 Sec. 24.3.6.8

Yes, Section 510.4.2. Reference to NFPA 1221. ** Also See NFPA 1221 TIA 16-2

Yes, Section 510.4.2. Reference to NFPA 1221.

Plenum Rated Coaxial Cable Required

Not Specifically Addressed in Section 510. Referenced in 2013 NFPA 72 Sec. 24.3.6.8

Yes, Sec. 510.4.2. Reference to NFPA 1221

Yes, Section 510.4.2

Reference to NFPA 1221

Lightning Protection Required

Not Specifically Addressed in Section 510

Yes, Sec. 510.4.2 Per NFPA 780 as Referenced in NFPA 1221

Yes, Sec. 510.4.2 Per NFPA 1221 Sec. 9.6.3 Installed per NFPA 780

Isolation of Donor Antenna Required

Not Specifically Addressed in Section 510

Yes, 20 db – Sec. 510.4.2.4 (4)

Yes, 20 db – Sec. 510.4.2.4 (4)

Battery Backup Required

24 Hours – Sec. 510.4.2.3

12 Hours – Sec. 510.4.2.3 or 2- Hours Battery w/ Emergency Generator

12 Hours – Sec. 510.4.2.3 or 2- Hours Battery w/ Emergency Generator

Signal Strength & Area Coverage Required

-95 dBm – Sec. 510.4.1

95% General – Sec. 510.4.1

99% Critical – Not Specifically Addressed in Sec. 510

DAQ 3.0 - Sec. 510.4.1.1

95% General - Sec. 510.4.1

99% Critical - Sec. 510.4.2 Reference to NFPA 1221

DAQ 3.0 - Sec. 510.4.1.1

95% General - Sec. 510.4.1

99% Critical - Sec. 510.4.1

Monitoring By Fire Alarm Required

Not Specifically Addressed in Sec. 510 – See 2013 NFPA 72

Yes – Sec. 510.4.2.5

Yes – Sec. 510.4.2.5

Cabinets for Equipment & Battery Backup Required

Yes, NEMA 4 – Sec. 510.4.2.4 (1) & (2)

Yes, NEMA 4/NEMA 3R – Sec. 510.4.2.4 (1) & (2)

Yes, NEMA 4/NEMA 3R – Sec. 510.4.2.4 (1) & (2)

Monitor Antenna Malfunction Required

Not Specifically Addressed in Section 510

Yes, Donor Antenna – Sec. 510.4.2.4(4)

Yes, Donor Antenna – Sec. 510.4.2.4(4)

System Acceptance/Testing

Section 510.5.3

Section 510.5.3

New – Section 510.5.4

Annual – Section 510.6.1

Listing of Equipment

Not Required by Section 510

Not Required by Section 510

Yes, Section 510.4

Mounting of Donor Antenna

Not Specifically Addressed

Not Specifically Addressed

Section 510.5.1